North America to Lead EMR Market’s Growth Through 2018

electronic health record projects compound annual growth rate of at least 7 percent for the electronic medical record market across North America, Europe and Asia from 2012 to 2018 due to what the firm sees as technology advancements in the healthcare sector.

The firm said Saturday North America has the largest and fastest-growing EMR market at a 7.96-percent CAGR, followed by Asia at 7.88 percent and Europe, the second-largest market in volume, at 7.15 percent CAGR.

A corresponding report on the European EMR market identifies an aging population, mergers and acquisitions among EMR providers and the demand for modern medical technology and capabilities as factors to market growth.

It indicated France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain and the U.K. as potential growth regions. listed Athenahealth, Cerner, Emdeon, Epic Systems, Greenway Medical Technologies, McKesson, NextGen Healthcare Information Systems and Practice Fusion as key market players in Europe.

The report on the North American EMR market named Allscripts, Athenahealth, Cerner, eClinicalWorks, Emdeon, Epic Systems, GE Healthcare, Greenway Medical Technologies, McKesson, NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, Practice Fusion, Quest Diagnostics and Siemens Healthcare as key players.

Key players in the Asian EMR market are Athenahealth, Cerner, Emdeon, Epic Systems, Greenway Medical Technologies, McKesson, NextGen Healthcare Information Systems and Practice Fusion.

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